March, 2022

Digital Health* – From Zero to Hero to ??

Digital Health

I had the pleasure of keynoting the recent UCLA Medtech Partnering Conference, where they asked me to speak on digital health,* and particularly its current state and where I see the opportunities and challenges over the next few years.

3 ways interoperability will improve health care

KevinMD

In health information technology circles, interoperability has become quite the buzzword. A Google search for “Interoperability in Healthcare” yielded 28 million results. Given its pervasiveness, it’s not surprising that the precise meaning of the term is often obscured.

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How open source innovation can mitigate digital health inequities

Mobi Health News

During HIMSS22, presenters discussed how an open source model of sharing ideas and innovation could help solve access inequities in digital health

Five Security Predictions Facing Healthcare Organizations In 2022

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dirk Schrader, resident CISO (EMEA) and vice president of security research, Netwrix. Ransomware is steadily increasing each and every year, with the healthcare and hospital industries suffering among the most. In 2021, we saw […]. The article Five Security Predictions Facing Healthcare Organizations In 2022 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

How to Optimize Your Modern Patient Engagement

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

ACA Affordability for the 2022 Tax Year

ACA Times

With the 2021 ACA reporting season coming to an end later this month, employers should turn their attention to ACA compliance for the 2022 tax year. A key component of that requires calculating ACA affordability. The ACA affordability threshold for the 2022 tax year is 9.61%.

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Ten apps to help those with hearing loss

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Hearing aid users need smartphones and apps.

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A critique of interoperability, big data, and AI in medicine

KevinMD

Today medical records are developed for a single encounter (an outpatient visit or hospital stay). The medical records for an encounter are signed off at the end of the encounter and cannot be changed.

Google's Care Studio announces Conditions, an AI-backed tool

Mobi Health News

The feature is geared toward offering clinicians a holistic view of the patient.

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The Best Practices For Securing Confidential Patient Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Milica Vojnic, business development associate, Wisetek. Cybercrimes are on the rise across the Internet and the healthcare sector is certainly no different in terms of the risks. This is why storing patient data […]. The article The Best Practices For Securing Confidential Patient Data appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Milica Vojnic securing patient data Wisetek

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2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

IRS Increasing Staff to Clear Backlog and Support Current Tax Season

ACA Times

On March 10, the Treasury issued a statement announcing that the IRS will be hiring more than 10,000 positions to assist with its current backlog and the 2021 filing season.

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People in the U.S. Without the Internet Were More Likely To Die in the Pandemic

Jane Sarashon

Access to the Internet has been a key determinant of health — or more aptly, death — during the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans lacked Internet access were more likely to die due to complications from the coronavirus, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open this month.

7 Key Trends to Watch from Aging and Health Technology Watch

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What trends matter this year and beyond? In 2022, the oldest baby boomer turns 76, while the population aged 65+ will exceed 54 million.

The myth of physician resistance

KevinMD

I’m an RN and clinical informaticist. When I was studying health care informatics, I learned about physician resistance. The idea is that physicians are uniquely resistant to EHRs and health care information technology (HIT) apps.

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Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

Google to launch appointment scheduling in search, submits new Fitbit feature to FDA

Mobi Health News

The tech giant also provided an update on its artificial intelligence research and announced the expansion of YouTube's tools to mitigate the spread of health misinformation

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7 Survival Tips For Travel Nurses

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Nursing can be an exciting profession if you opt to become a travel nurse since you’ll always be on the go. Still, the job comes with some unique challenges associated with the niche that may […]. The article 7 Survival Tips For Travel Nurses appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Survival Tips For Travel Nurses

Telehealth can effectively manage COVID-19 at home, study finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A University of Iowa study published this month in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare found that an at-home telemonitoring program was an effective and sustainable way to manage COVID-19 for patients.

Why and How Raising Digital Maturity is the Goal of Digital Transformation

Perficient Digital Transformation

Many people have tried to sum up what “digital transformation” means. For the most part, it’s defined as using digital technologies to create or modify processes, culture, and customer experiences to be more effective and competitive.

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Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.

Congress Extends Flexible Telehealth Rules Past Official End of COVID Public Health Emergency

Healthcare IT Today

For some time now, special pandemic rules have been in effect which allowed providers to offer various forms of government-funded telehealth. However, if no action was taken to head this off, these rules were due to expire with the official end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Human nature will help patients better than any algorithm or AI

KevinMD

Tapping into the mindset of one of the most villainous cinematic computers, the HAL 9000 of 2001 A Space Odyssey, may provide introspection to save us from the same paranoid meltdown that led HAL (spoiler alert) to embark on a murderous rampage.

Tech is poised to transform the pharmacy experience for patients

Mobi Health News

UMPC's chief pharmacy officer Chronis Manolis discusses the future of pharmacies ahead of HIMSS22.

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4 High-Paying Jobs In Public Health You Should Know About

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The public health industry has many options for lucrative careers. However, employers prefer candidates who have relevant experience and a higher education degree in public health. Career options and salaries vary depending on several factors. […]. The article 4 High-Paying Jobs In Public Health You Should Know About appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

At HIMSS22, Microsoft and Salesforce expand their healthcare offerings

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ORLANDO, Fla. – Microsoft has announced advancements in cloud technologies for healthcare and life sciences with the general availability of Azure Health Data Services and updates to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare.

PACE New Features: Microsoft Teams Chatbot, Real-Time Dashboards, and More!

Perficient Digital Transformation

Perficient’s Amazon Connect Experience (PACE) solution amplifies the power of Amazon Connect with several added features and managed services. As we continue to develop and customize our software to your needs, we will post blogs with new features and processes we have added, changed, or fixed.

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The future of voice first and older adults as seen in 2018 -- did it happen?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Design improvements that benefit all will benefit older adults and caregivers.

How an AI bot transformed my EHR experience

KevinMD

What is it about the documentation of patient encounters that is so aggravating? I was ecstatic to be part of the generation that entered the computer age in medicine. The first day I opened a chart on a pull-down menu within a pixelated screen I felt like I was ushering in the future. We would.

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How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments.

After a giant funding year, what's next for health tech investment?

Mobi Health News

During a discussion at HIMSS22, venture capital panelists discussed the big investment trends, funding in 2022 and the role of big tech

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4 Steps To Offering Even Better Care For Your Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Your patients should always be a top priority when working in healthcare and when you’re a healthcare provider. You must be able to meet their needs and work toward improving their health and wellness over […]. The article 4 Steps To Offering Even Better Care For Your Patients appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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A Bright but Realistic AI Future Predicted by HIMSS22 Panelists

Healthcare IT Today

It was clear from #HIMSS22 that the expectations for artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare have fallen from their pre-pandemic highs.